Kodak Black was taken into police custody after being stopped by a Florida Highway Patrol officer on July 15th. The report noted that black had dozens of pills and nearly $75K in cash. Now, it appears Black’s lawyer wants an independent party to be involved.
According to documents through Hip-Hop DX, Black’s lawyer, Bradford Cohen, wants all the drugs seized at the time of the arrest to be inspected by an independent party. Cohen wants to ensure that Black also has a fair trial and is protected by the sixth and fourth amendments.
It is impossible … to explore a defense on behalf of [Kodak] without being able to inspect, weigh, and independently test the substances.
It’s essential to ensure his right to a fair hearing, his right to confrontation, his right to prepare a defense on his own behalf, his right to effective assistance to counsel, and due process of law pursuant to the protections afforded to him by the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and the Florida Constitution.
Never judge a case based on an arrest. There are facts and circumstances that give rise to a defense, especially in this case. We negotiated a bond of $75,000 and we will move forward with resolving the matter quickly.
Despite being released on a $75,000 bond, the rapper still faces two felony charges. The report mentions that he was found with 31 oxycodone pills. Police reportedly secured the rapper’s vehicle,
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